Dr. Anthony Timko is double board-certified in dermatology and Mohs micrographic dermatologic surgery. With over 20 years of clinical and surgical experience, Dr. Timko specializes in the prevention, detection, and treatment of skin cancer, as well as diagnosing and treating all conditions of the skin, hair, and nails. His formal educational training includes:
- Hiram College (Hiram, OH) – BA, Chemistry and Biology
- The Medical College of Ohio (Toledo, OH) – Medical School (Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society)
- Naval Medical Center (San Diego, CA) – Transitional Internship
- Naval Medical Center (San Diego, CA) – Dermatology Residency
Dr. Timko has a prestigious dermatologic and Navy service background, as he was selected as a Naval Medical Scholar, and started his active-duty career with the United States Navy. He served in Guam, where he was the Department Head of the Naval Activities Branch Medical Clinic. He was also the Diving/Hyperbaric Medical Officer where he not only served as a Navy Diver, but also ran the recompression chamber for all of Micronesia. During his residency at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, CA, he was involved in the research of dermatological use of multiple laser devices, including vascular lasers, CO2 lasers, and hair removal lasers to name a few. He published multiple papers regarding the use of lasers in tattoo pigment removal, as well as hair removal. After completing his dermatology residency, Dr. Timko served as the Dermatology Department Head at Great Lakes Naval Hospital in Chicago, IL.
Dr. Timko and his family chose to provide dermatologic services to patients in central Colorado because of the natural beauty and the opportunity to live in a small town. Providing exceptional dermatological care to his patients has been Dr. Timko’s priority since 2001.
In his spare time, Dr. Timko enjoys spending time with his wife Tracy and their two college-aged sons. He loves riding horses and working the family’s Line 1 Hereford cattle. Together with his wife, he enjoys all the activities that the beautiful Salida area has to offer.